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A Momentous Year For CFIUS: Part 1

Law360, New York (January 12, 2018, 11:54 AM EST) -- It has been at least a decade since the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States was the subject of as much focus, change and consequence as it was in 2017.

In 2006, the acquisition of Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Co. by Dubai Ports World, a United Arab Emirates-owned company, caused public and congressional outcry. That transaction — stirring fears of the type of 9/11 large-scale terrorist attack from which the country was less than five years removed — ultimately produced significant changes in...
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